The Australian International Food Security Centre

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The Australian International Food Security Centre - Ms Mellissa Wood, AIFSC

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  • These are a list of the countries and region in east and southern Africa that the food security centre will be focused on.
  • The Australian International Food Security Centre

    1. 1. The Australian InternationalFood Security CentreMs Mellissa WoodDirector, AIFSC
    2. 2. Accelerating research delivery and adoption of innovations for food security • Bridging research and development • Delivering through partnerships • Strategic focus
    3. 3. AIFSC focus countries• Burundi• Ethiopia• Kenya• Malawi• Mozambique• Rwanda• Uganda• Tanzania• Zambia• Zimbabwe
    4. 4. Impact Sufficient, accessible and nutritious food Outcomes Increased food Increased income Improved nutrition Improved access Increased production and diversity in to knowledge institutional and diets individual capacity Outputs of Greater Better Better Increased Innovations in Critical mass interventions access to market informed and access to more information trained to addressfor smallholder female agricultural access and supported nutritious and and knowledge food security and male farmers and innovations returns, and policy safe food and delivery and issues, enduringother poor households stronger development reduced post facilitated institutional value chains harvest loss partnerships partnershipsFocus of interventions Accelerating research delivery and adoption of innovations for food security Sustainable Markets, value Food nutrition Communica- Education, trai and productive chains and and safety tions and ning and Program themes farming social systems knowledge capacity systems management building (research) (capacity building)D Broad platform “Food security” = availability, access and utilisationPolicy frameworks MDGs, CAADP, in-country priorities, Australian Aid Frameworks
    5. 5. Thank you

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